• More negativity in science is needed
    Positive scientific findings have been found to be more appealing to readers and gain more media coverage. But negative findings are equally important, so why aren't they included?
  • Planning to publish? Here’s how to get your paper accepted
    Publishing is highly encouraged among doctors as it improves one’s CV and image. It also helps if you are looking to be promoted and be recognised. Publishing in well known journals is also a way to communicate what you know to the larger, international medical community. If you have some useful or practical data, publishing it is one of the best ways you can improve medical concepts, methods, philosophies and perceptions.
  • 5 awesome medical podcasts for healthcare professionals
    Podcasts are series of audio broadcasts that you can download from the Internet or listen to via online streaming. Listening to podcasts is a great way to stay up-to-date with the latest news and developments in various areas, and this applies to healthcare too. It is also very convenient since one can listen to these at any time.
  • Medicine in History: Prominent Chinese community pillars who were vital to medicine advancement in Singapore
    Among other contributions, the King Edward VII College of Medicine could not have existed without the munificence of the early Chinese community residing in the Straits Settlement.
  • One exam to judge all Malaysian medical graduates proposed to eliminate discrimination
    Malaysia should open its doors to all its medical graduates and ensure they take the same qualifying examination, said a former Malaysian Qualifications Agency CEO.
  • The 4 types of pharmaceutical patents a pharmacist should know
    Pharmaceutical patents are the lifeline of the industry. Without which, the industry may not have survived at all given the humongous costs involved in drug discovery and development. Understanding different types of patents are equally important to two sides of the industry: the innovators and the generic counterparts.
  • Why is there an increase of women entering the medical field?
    The medical profession is currently experiencing a revolution with an increase of women entering it. In the past, women were not able to enter the medical field because of the many barriers that were imposed. Also many countries are now giving women the same opportunities as men and there is no discrimination between male or female doctors.
  • Using your intuition: How does it weigh as a diagnostic tool?
    How often do doctors make use of their intuition during their practice? In cases where they face complex patient problems and situations, intuition is known to support the effective and rapid medical performance of the practitioners.
  • The MD-MBA: Doctors of the Future
    Not all physicians will want to practice in clinics. Some eventually find their way into the private sector, becoming CEOs of hospitals or take on government positions that require their medical expertise. But whatever they end up doing, they will have managerial responsibilities where an MBA will be a plus.
  • A doctor’s letter to the interns
    Medical school is very much different from the real world. So, what could you do to help you cope with the working environment? Learn a few tips from one who has lived through it to tell the tale.
  • 5 ways doctors can learn from designers
    When we talk about people in creative professions– typically people involved in art and design, we often think that they are unbound by rules and protocols. Designers may be seen as completely opposite to doctors, who generally have to abide by a set of rigid criteria and protocols in their clinical practice. But is this perception true?
  • Medical charting: Advice for the incoming intern
    The goal of charting is to convey information, and have an accurate record of events. Here are a few tips for any incoming medical intern.
  • Are you ready for residency training?
    Residency is known for its long hours and intense work. So, how do you know when are you ready to take the plunge into residency? How do you measure readiness?